Best trails in New Preston

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Looking for a great trail near New Preston, Connecticut? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, dogs leash trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Mount Riga State Park or Talcott Mountain State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Ragged Mountain Memorial Preserve or Hubbard Park. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in New Preston ranging from 1.3 to 6.4 miles and from 672 to 1,286 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in New Preston
Top trails (6)
#1 - Meeker Trail
Macricostas Preserve
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
Purchased in 2000 in a bargain sale from Constantine Macricostas, the 238-acre parcel is also commonly known as Meeker Swamp. The unspoiled land a mix of meadow, farmland, wooded ridge and wetlands Show more
#2 - Mount Tom Tower Trail
Mount Tom State Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 45 m
Mount Tom Tower Trail is a 1.3 mile loop trail located near New Preston, Connecticut and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from April until November. Dogs aShow more
#3 - Mount Tom Trail
Mount Tom State Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 45 m
Mount Tom Trail is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near New Preston, Connecticut that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primariShow more
#4 - Meeker Swamp Loop
Macricostas Preserve
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 3 h 23 m
Meeker Swamp Loop is a 6.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near New Preston, Connecticut that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options andShow more
#5 - The Pinnacle
Macricostas Preserve
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 57 m
This is a hike to Waramaug's Rock via Waramaug's Trail.Show more
#6 - Hay Field Loop
Macricostas Preserve
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 44 m
Hay Field Loop is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near New Preston, Connecticut that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more